Jackie Silva

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Jackie Silva



Birth - Death

1962 -



Notable Achievements

Olympic Gold, World Champion


Volleyball and Beach Volleyball player who won the gold medal in the inaugural women's beach volleyball tournament at the 1996 Summer Olympics and the World Championships in 1997. Most Valuable Player of the 1994 tour. Member of the Florida International University coaching staff as a volunteer assistant with the Women's Sand Volleyball team since 2015. Member, International Volleyball Hall of Fame (2006). The Jackie Silva Institute runs an anti-drug abuse sports project that serves approximately 4,000 Brazilian children in 30 different communities and collects tennis shoes for impoverished Brazilian children. Also known as Jacqueline Silva.

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